Exeter magazine 2016/17

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CHANGING THE LIVES OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH DIABETES

Professor Andrew Hattersley, FRS, became interested in diabetes as a young medical student at the University of Cambridge. His best friend had type 1 diabetes, and every day Andrew would see his friend measure his glucose and balance his insulin, diet and exercise. This experience led him to take up clinical training in diabetes and endocrinology.

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